Archive for Saturday, May 25, 2002

Religion briefs

May 25, 2002


Support group to meet at St. John Church

Always Our Children, a faith group that provides support to family and friends of gay, lesbian and transgendered persons, will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 1234 Ky. For more information call Judith, 842-4958; Kathy, 841-2044; or Nelson, 843-2602.

A procession with the Blessed Sacrament on the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ will be Sunday after the 5 p.m. liturgy. An ice cream social will be after the procession.

Corpus Christi plans Feast Day celebration

Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 6001 W. 15th St., celebrates Corpus Christi Feast Day June 2 with the annual Parish Picnic. There will be lots of food and games.

The festivities begin after the 10:30 a.m. Mass. The event is free and open to the public.

Service canceled

There will be no evening service Sunday at Mustard Seed Christian Fellowship, 700 Wakarusa Drive.

Program shares data about Assemblies

Calvary Temple Assembly of God is offering a seven-week class, beginning June 3, for those wanting to know about the Assemblies of God. The class will be at 6:30 p.m. Mondays at Calvary Temple, 606 W. 29th Terrace.

The class will be taught by Bill Martin. The course is free, and a certificate will be issued to those who complete all sessions.

Those interested in the course should contact Calvary Temple Assembly of God, 842-6463, so materials can be ordered.

Methodists to have informal Prairie Worship

First United Methodist Church will offer a Prairie Worship at 5:30 p.m. today on West Campus at Kansas University. The 30-minute, informal service includes scripture, music, devotions and time for personal reflection. Bring your own lawn chairs.

The service will be at the southwest corner of U.S. Highway 40 and Kansas Highway 10. Enter from U.S. 40, just west of the South Lawrence Trafficway, and look for the cross.

The church will offer the service throughout summer.

Gospel Slam Summit coming to Victory Bible

St. James A.M.E. Church, 647 Maple St., will play host to the 2002 Gospel Slam Summit at 7 p.m. Friday at Victory Bible Church, 1942 Mass.

The all-night event, which lasts until 10 a.m. June 1, will feature a series of speakers who will talk about leadership, self-esteem, college preparation and other topics.

The event is open to youngsters ages 4 to 18. The cost is $5 per person. Refreshments will be served.

Every year the Kansas-Nebraska Conference of the African Methodist Episcopal Church holds a Youth Gospel Slam Summit. This year, St. James was chosen as the sponsoring church. The event is being conducted at Victory Bible Church because it can accommodate more people. The organizers of the summit are hoping to attract 150 participants.

The Rev. Gregory Gray, pastor of St. James, will speak at the event. To register, call St. James Church, 843-3088.

Trinity Episcopal to honor seniors

Seniors at Trinity Episcopal Church, 1011 Vt., will be honored at the Senior Breakfast at 9 a.m. Sunday in the Parish Hall at the church.

Chorister Choir rehearsal is at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Canterbury Choir rehearses at 8 p.m. Tuesday. Handbell Choir rehearsal is at 4 p.m. Sunday.

Plymouth plans outdoor service

Bring your sunglasses if you plan on attending the Gathering of Grace service at 11:15 a.m. Sunday at Plymouth Congregation Church, 925 Vt. The service will be in the south building courtyard.

Also on Sunday, the church will honor graduating high school seniors with a breakfast at 8:15 a.m. in the Mayflower Room. The seniors will sit together during the 9:30 a.m. worship service.

Singspiration slated at Worden church

Worden United Methodist Church will have a Singspiration Sunday at the church, 3 1/2 miles west of the junction of U.S highways 56 and 59. The service will feature special music, an old-fashioned hymn sing, food and fellowship.

The service begins at 9:30 a.m.

Clinton Parkway church cancels evening service

The Rev. Rick Burwick will be teaching from the book "Secrets of the Vine" at the morning service at Clinton Parkway Assembly of God, 3200 Clinton Parkway.

There will not be a service in the evening because of high school graduations.

Church of Nazarene recognizes graduates

Graduate Recognition Sunday is at 10:15 a.m. Sunday at First Church of the Nazarene, 1470 N. 1000 Road. The Rev. Don Dunn will present "Sound Advice to Seniors," based on I Timothy 4:12.

Children ages 4 through sixth grade can attend "Son Canyon" Vacation Bible School from 9 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. June 17-21.

An OASIS family supper will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday, with Bible study and activity groups for all ages at 7 p.m.

West Side Presbyterian says goodbye to family

A goodbye reception for Jeff, Becky, Lena and Rubea Stouppe will be at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at West Side Presbyterian Church, 1024 Kasold Drive.

The Stouppes will be moving to Hutchinson. The family has been active at West Side for many years.

Sept. 11 volunteer to talk at First Presbyterian

First Presbyterian high school graduates will be recognized at the 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. Sunday worship services at First Presbyterian Church, 2415 Clinton Parkway. A recognition breakfast will be at 9:30 in the Fellowship Hall.

The Rev. John Gump, from the Presbytery of New York City, will speak briefly at both services. Gump served as a volunteer chaplain in New York City during and after the Sept. 11 attacks.

More than $3 million was given by Presbyterian Church, U.S.A., to assist in the city's recovery. Gump will share how that money is being spent.

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